2021 ATP Tour Players to Watch – Ugo Humbert

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French tennis, in particular men’s French tennis, has been a story of what ifs since the turn of the century. Players like Gael Monfils, Richard Gasquet and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga have shown great promise without ever pushing on and winning big tournaments on a consistent basis. The old guard are nearing the end of their careers now […] READ MORE


Yannick Noah – The last Frenchman to triumph at Roland Garros

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With the French Open meant to have taken place currently, Last Word on Tennis decided to fill the void by revisiting some famous matches at Roland Garros. Our second trip down memory lane is to the 1983 tournament when Yannick Noah became the first Frenchman to win his home Slam in 37 years.  Background Noah […] READ MORE


Richard Gasquet: What Could Have Been

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Richard Gasquet was praised highly from the very beginning. His talent was so obvious that he was pictured on the front cover of French Tennis Magazine at the age of nine, unveiled as the next great hope of French tennis. Initially, he wore the burden of those expectations lightly, enjoying a phenomenal juniors career, in […] READ MORE



ATP Year in Review Rank 21-29 Including Denis Shapovalov

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Our 2018 ATP World Tour Season year in review concludes players in the 21-50 ranking slots with a look at players ranked between 29 and 21. In this group are some European tennis talents and Canada’s rising star Denis Shapovalov. You can check out our year in review for rankings 50-40 and 39-30 as well. […] READ MORE


ATP Year in Review Rank 30-39 Including Nick Kyrgios

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Our look at season 2018 on the ATP World Tour for the top 50 players continues with a look at players ranked 30-39 including Aussies Nick Kyrgios, John Millman and Alex De Minaur, you can review players ranked 40-50 here. 39: Frances Tiafoe Embed from Getty Images 20 year old Frances Tiafoe reached a career […] READ MORE


ATP Year in Review Rank 50-40 Including Nicolas Jarry

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Prior to the start of the 2019 ATP season it’s time to look at the seasons that the 2018 year end ATP top 50 put together. This series starts with players ranked #50 in the world up to #40 in the world. A review of the 39-30 ranking spots is here. 50: Robin Haase Veteran […] READ MORE